Yahoo, Facebook Back Google In YouTube IP Case

Law360, New York (May 27, 2010, 5:10 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc., eBay Inc., IAC/InterActiveCorp and Yahoo Inc. have urged a federal judge to rule against Viacom International Inc. in its copyright lawsuit against Google Inc. over video-sharing website YouTube Inc., arguing that a victory for Viacom in the case would hurt online commerce.

The four Web-based companies filed an amicus brief supporting Google on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Several major media companies, including Disney Enterprises Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. filed an amicus brief supporting...
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